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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Shiveluch volcano eruptions:
1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.
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Shiveluch volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170519/0540Z FL180 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 19/0600Z

Friday May 19, 2017 06:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 06:39 UTC, 19/05/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170519/0639Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/317
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170519/0540Z FL180 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 19/0600Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5648 E16129 - N5658 E16139 - N5656 E16200 -
N5643 E16151 - N5640 E16137 MOV NE 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1200Z SFC/FL190 N5840 E16605 - N5729 E16456 -
N5724 E16407 - N5847 E16448
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1800Z SFC/FL160 N5935 E16732 - N5843 E16731 -

N5825 E16524 - N5948 E16541 - N6016 E16627
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/0000Z SFC/FL140 N5953 E16835 - N5943 E16640 -

N5947 E16449 - N6113 E16508 - N6133 E16636
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170519/1200Z=

Previous news
Pyroclastic flow on Shiveluch on 16 May evening (KVERT webcam)
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The activity at the volcano has been elevated recently. Two relatively large eruptive events occurred on 11 and 16 May; both seem to have been caused by collapses of a larger section of the growing lava dome and/or associated explosions, and both generated larger pyroclastic flows and ash plumes. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 18 May 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 17 May 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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